Nzikazi Wilderness Camp
Travel Blogs from Kruger National Park
... it gets shunned by some of the more serious safari types (often in favour of the private reserves adjacent to Kruger) because you are required to stay on the roads and it can be overgrown at certain times of the year. We’re saving the leopard for our next stop in Sabi Sands but outside of that (and the ever-elusive African Wild Dog) we saw pretty much everything we had hoped to see and a whole lot more. DH gave me another failing grade for ...
... continued to advance while the three males spread out behind her. You could cut the tension in the air on our jeep - we were clearly all hoping for a kill. Unfortunately for the lions, one of the males moved too quickly and spooked the buffalo away from the pride before the circling female had a chance to drive them into their trap. The lead female clawed at the trailing buffalo in an attempt to trip it, but it was too late. The three buffalo had a ...
... drinks and snacks. This evening there were 18 people at the lodge with 8 of the 9 rooms occupied. We had a lovely dinner outside on the patio. The food was delicious with a good variety of entrees including duck, beef, Dorrado and a vegetarian option. After dinner a staff member walked us back to our rooms. Francois, Maryse and Shen are in the closest cabin and we said goodnight. After leaving then our guide pointed out ...
... The first was a fresh kill - a giraffe that had been feasted on for a couple of days by four large male lions who were nearby, lolling in the grass, bellies full of meat, looking a lot like we do after a big Christmas dinner! (We have great pictures of the giraffe carcass but it's somewhat too gruesome for this blog and we were on the wrong side of the land rover to get any decent lion ...
... explore the resort to see what is available found the following: Golf,tennis,squash,bowls,volleyball and a hippo pool which proved to be very entertaining watching the hippos and crocs baking in the sun. Went to the Hazyview village and visited the chocolate shop and local brewery where we enjoyed a good local beer called Perrys brew. Afternoon snooze was had by all to recharge our batteries for the next 6 days ahead. After many sundowners and a hamburger or two for dinner, ...
Other places to stay in Kruger National Park
R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kapama Private Game Reserve | 4 star hotelfrom $456
Kruger National Park, Nelspruit, 1350, Kruger National Park | 2 star hotelfrom $94
Imbali Concession, Kruger Park, Skukuza, 1350, Kruger National Park | 4 star hotelfrom $563
Kruger National Park | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Kruger National Park, P. O. Box 88, Skukuza 1350, Kruger National Park | Hotelfrom $1,309